University of Technology Sydney

C04315v1 Master of Property Development and Investment

Award(s): Master of Property Development and Investment (MPropDevInv)
CRICOS code: 089510J
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 96
Course EFTSL: 2
Location: City campus

Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Other information

Overview

This course is designed for both property and real estate investment practitioners, and graduates in related fields who wish to extend their qualifications and expertise in property development and investment. Graduates have a commitment to professionalism in the property and real estate investment sectors.

This course is for property and investment professionals who want to upgrade their qualifications or expertise or for those who wish to enter the property and real estate investment industries. In the first year students develop an understanding of how to balance private and public interests in urban development, how to evaluate real estate assets, and how to assess development feasibility.

Career options

Career options include positions in banking and government instrumentalities, real estate finance, property management and development, and real estate investment.

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Identify and evaluate actual or potential ethical issues and determine sound ethical judgements in property development, investment, and / or scholarly contexts
A.2 Reflect on one's personal views and values and to comprehensively consider alternate views and propositions in property development, investment, and / or scholarly contexts
A.3 Understand the history of Indigenous Australians and their property rights, and apply this understanding to property and investment issues
C.1 Interpret and communicate knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences in property development, investment, and / or scholarly contexts
C.2 Work effectively in project teams in property development, investment, and / or scholarly contexts
I.1 Formulate appropriate alternative solutions applying creativity and initiative to complex problems in property development, investment, and / or related academic contexts
P.1 Integrate knowledge related to a wide spectrum of property issues to the analysis of practice based scenarios
P.2 Apply a comprehensive understanding of contemporary theory in the financial management and financing of property developments to professional practice and investment decisions
R.1 Apply and demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to property development, investment, and / or related scholarly contexts
R.2 Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level in property development, investment, and / or scholarly contexts

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants must have a UTS recognised Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, or higher qualification, with at least a credit average, from one of the following disciplines: architecture and building, engineering, management and commerce, law, economics and econometrics, or finance.

Applicants with a recognised bachelor's degree, at credit average, and in the relevant discipline, need to provide:

  • an employer's letter confirming the dates of employment, and the position held, and
  • a CV clearly articulating their property or finance/investment-related work experience, with a minimum experience of two (2) years.

Applicants who do not satisfy the academic and additional requirements but hold a:

  • a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or higher qualification in an unrelated field, or
  • a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or higher qualification in a relevant field awarded at less than a credit average.

Applicants with a recognised bachelor's degree, but not in a related discipline, or without a credit average, need to provide:

  • a Personal Statement (max. 500 words) explaining their reasons for wanting to study property development and investment and demonstrating an understanding of real estate investment concepts gained from work experience and knowledge of course expectations, and
  • an employer's letter confirming the dates of employment, and the position held, and
  • a CV clearly articulating property or finance/investment-related work experience, with a minimum experience of five (5) years.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete 96 credit points made up of 84 credit points of core subjects and 12 credit points of electives.

Course completion requirements

STM91162 Core subjects (Property Development and Investment) 96cp
Total 96cp

Course program

A typical program is shown below.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
17771 Valuation Methodology   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
Spring session
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
25741 Capital Markets   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK92059 Real Estate Investment options 24cp  
Year 2
Autumn session
17556 Investment Property Valuation   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
17776 Retail Investment Property Analysis   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK92059 Real Estate Investment options 24cp  
Spring session
17779 Investment Asset Allocation   6cp
17777 Real Estate Equities   6cp
17772 Real Estate Economics   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK92059 Real Estate Investment options 24cp  
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
17771 Valuation Methodology   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
25741 Capital Markets   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK92059 Real Estate Investment options 24cp  
Spring session
17779 Investment Asset Allocation   6cp
17777 Real Estate Equities   6cp
17772 Real Estate Economics   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK92059 Real Estate Investment options 24cp  
Year 3
Autumn session
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
17556 Investment Property Valuation   6cp
17776 Retail Investment Property Analysis   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK92059 Real Estate Investment options 24cp  

Other information

Further information is available on:

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